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Cynthia Erivo's facial expression brought intensity to "Harriet" says makeup artist Angie Wells

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

It tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes and has received several accolades including 10 NAACP Image Awards nominations. For award-winning makeup...

Humor and action brilliantly collide in ‘Bad Boys for Life’

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

25 years after “Bad Boys,” 17 years after “Bad Boys II,” Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett are back for one last ride in “Bad Boys for Life,” a movie which doesn’t disappoint. Though so many years have passed, Smith and Lawrence, who play...

Pan African Film Festival selects Trinidadian film for opening night

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Caribbean filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon’s internationally acclaimed feature film “Hero” will serve as  the opening film at the 28th annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF).

Filmed in Trinidad, Ghana, the UK and...

Court orders final forfeiture of ‘N1.5bn hospital linked to Okorocha’s aide’

A federal high court sitting in Owerri, Imo state capital, has ordered final forfeiture of Dews of Hope Hospital, Owerri, a N1.5 billion state-of-the-art 200-bed hospital, allegedly linked to an aide of Rochas Okorocha, a former governor of Imo state and serving senator...

These FUTO students went to Croatia for table tennis — and landed in refugee camp

The organisers of an international student sports competition have called for two Nigerian table tennis players to be returned to their own country after Croatian police wrongly deported them to a Bosnian refugee camp.

Abia Uchenna Alexandro and Eboh Kenneth...

$44.9m Wire Deals: Oyema To Be Investigated By EFCC, Sets Special Panel

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has waded into the $44.9 million wire fraud and money laundering case against Air Peace Chief Executive Allen Ifechukwu Athan Onyema hours after his indictment in the United States (US).

The EFCC, it was...

Arewa, Ohanaeze, Yoruba, Ijaw Youths Reveal Those Trying To Bring Down Air Peace

The Nigerian Ethnic Nationality Youth Leaders Forum (NENYLF) on Saturday, revealed that it is Allen Onyema’s business competitors that are collaborating with some US officials to bring the Nigerian businessman down.

The youth groups warned that nothing must...

Stash or Trash: Despite control measures, Nigeria still top e-waste destination

His name could have been given fortuitously almost three decades ago. But beyond chance, Victor Amienwanlan, 28, has had to fight to claim his place in this world.

I first met him at one of the branches of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Italy — in the...

Four Nigerians injured as South Africa boils again

Four Nigerians have reportedly sustained injuries in fresh xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

PUNCH quoted Adetola Olubajo, president of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), as confirming the attacks which took place at Witbank area of Mpumalanga province...

How do Islamic communities in the Artic Circle pray if the sun never sets ?

No major religion’s daily ritual observances are tied more closely to the movement of the Sun than Islam’s, so what do they do when the Sun never rises or sets?

As midnight approached on 27 July, scores of visitors to the Norwegian city of Tromsø – the largest...

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